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Wrongful death: Motorcyclist hit and killed in West Virginia

As warmer weather sets in, many individuals may choose to make a motorcycle their primary means of transportation. While there could be a variety of benefits associated with a similar form of travel, there may also be certain levels of risk involved, as motorcycles offer less in the way of protection during an accident. A recent collision involving a truck and a motorcycle in West Virginia has led to the apparent wrongful death of a 77-year-old man.

Wrongful death: 1 dies after car crashes into bingo hall

While walking or standing near traffic may have inherent risks, those who stand within the interior of a building may feel safe behind its walls. However, these protective barriers may only provide a certain extent of safety, and a fast moving vehicle that veers off course could still create an unfortunate scenario. A recent accident in which a driver crashed into a bingo hall has left several with injuries and led to the apparent wrongful death of a woman in West Virginia.

Wrongful death: Collision in construction zone kills 1

Construction zones can cover miles and miles or roadway and cause significant delays in traffic at times. Companies must generally provide signs informing drivers of upcoming traffic delays to allow them ample time to adjust their speed accordingly. Should a driver fail to notice a slow in traffic, the results could be devastating. A recent rear-end collision that took place in a construction zone in West Virginia has reportedly led to the apparent wrongful death of a 38-year-old woman.

Wrongful death: Passenger killed in apparent drunk driving crash

By choosing to ride in the passenger seat of a car, an individual could be placing his or her safety in the hands of another party. Should a fatal collision occur, in which the driver is deemed at fault, the family members of the deceased may wish to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim. A recent accident in West Virginia claimed the life of a 32-year-old man and left the driver facing accusations of impairment.

Wrongful death: 3 killed in head-on collision in West Virginia

A recent motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle that was traveling in the wrong lane of traffic has claimed the lives of three individuals in West Virginia. Head-on collisions can be exceedingly dangerous, and those culpable of a similar form of negligence may endanger the safety of everyone nearby. Families who experience loss in such an incident may wish to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim, but the process can be complex.

Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death lawsuit

When individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere are forced to undergo a surgical procedure, they generally entrust medical professionals to have the necessary experience to safeguard their health. Should a surgeon be ill-prepared for the task at hand, the well-being of the patient could be placed at risk in the process. The family of former acting great Bill Paxton has recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming that a lack of experience led to their sudden and untimely loss.

Wrongful death: College student dies after being hit in crosswalk

There are a variety of reasons that many college students in West Virginia and across the country may choose to travel around campus by walking. While this form of transportation could help a student save on gas and provide a means of exercise, it could also leave one exposed to the threat of injury. Pedestrian accidents can be dangerous, and similar incidents have forced far too many families to grieve over the wrongful death of someone close.

Wrongful death: fatal collisions remain a threat in West Virginia

The untimely loss of a loved one is something no family should ever have to experience. Unfortunately, a car accident can occur at any moment, especially in the presence of negligence, and a family could be left facing a variety of hardships -- emotional and financial alike. Should another party be deemed at fault in a fatal collision, surviving family members of a victim in West Virginia could be entitled to restitution through a wrongful death claim.

Wrongful death: Failure to diagnose infection basis of lawsuit

When parents in West Virginia and elsewhere take their child to a hospital, they generally expect him or her to receive a certain quality of care in the process. Should a medical facility or health care professional fail to provide the appropriate level of treatment, the health of a patient could be place at significant risk. A family in another state has recently filed a lawsuit against an emergency room chain, claiming negligence led to the wrongful death of their 4-year-old daughter.

Wrongful death: Hit-and-run accident leads to death of woman

When it comes to losing a loved one, not knowing what happened can be exceedingly challenging. However, finding out days later that the loss was the result of the negligence of another party can be even more difficult to accept, and surviving family members may wish to pursue restitution by filing a wrongful death claim. The body of a 36-year-old woman was recently discovered in a river in West Virginia following an investigation that led authorities to believe she was involved in a hit-and-run accident.

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